Sedation Permit for Moderate Sedation

Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Renewal Requirements, Process, Fees and Continuing Education (CE) for Sedation Permit for Moderate Sedation.

A moderate sedation permit is a qualification added to the license therefore it is renewed at the same time the dental license is renewed. If you no longer wish to maintain your permit, please submit a request to Voluntary Relinquish the permit to

Please refer to our dental renewal page to view the renewal process.

Online payment, certified check, or money order should be made payable to the Florida Department of Health

Renewal Fee$200.00

All dentists who hold an active sedation permit of any level must complete four (4) hours of continuing education in airway management and four (4) hours of continuing education in medical emergencies, every four (4) years from the last date the dentist took the continuing education course. The four (4) hours in airway management must include two hours didactic training in providing dentistry on sedated patients with compromised airways and two hours must include hands-on training in airway management of sedated patients. The continuing education must be taken through a board approved continuing education provider. The continuing education required by this subsection will take effect on March 1, 2014. The continuing education required by this subection may be included in the thirty (30) hours required by Section 466.0135, F.S.

Florida Statutes

Section 466.017: Prescription of drugs; anesthesia.

Florida Administrative Codes

Rule 64B5-14: Anesthesia